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Children Around The World - Discovery Education A is for Africa Ifeoma Onyefula, Cobblehill Books, 1993 This Nigerian author's book of words and pictures shows us the many faces and worlds of African people. Africa (Eyewitness Books) Yvonne Ayo, Dorling Kindersley Books, 1995 Beautiful illustrations and brief descriptions describe life in Africa. Read about the social life and customs, history, clothes, myths, medicine, houses, musical instruments, and food of Africa. Welcome to the Green House: a Story of the Tropical Rainforest Jane Yolen, G.P. Buddhism (World Religions series) Catherine Hewitt, Thomson Learning, 1995 This book describes the history and explains the beliefs and practices of Buddhism. Buddha Susan L. Everybody Cooks Rice Norah Dooley, Carolrhoda Books, nc., 1991 This wonderful story tells how rice is cooked in many different ways by families from different cultures.

Domaine de Chantilly Download Over 250 Free Art Books From the Getty Museum Yesterday, we wrote about the Wellcome Library’s opening up of its digital archives and making over 100,000 medical images freely available online. If you’ve already made your way through this choice selection (or if the prospect of viewing a 19th century leg amputation doesn’t quite pique your curiosity) have no fear. Getty Publications just announced the launch of its Virtual Library, where readers can freely browse and download over 250 art books from the publisher’s backlist catalogue. The Virtual Library consists of texts associated with several Getty institutions. Readers can view extensively researched exhibition catalogues from the J. All of the Getty’s virtual library volumes are available in PDF format, and can be added to your Google Books library. Ilia Blinderman is a Montreal-based culture and science writer. Related Content:

Museo Franz Mayer The National Gallery, London: Western European painting 1250–1900 Science Made Simple - Science projects, ideas & topics - science fair projects - easy kids science projects & experiments, science articles Musée des Beaux-Arts de Caen Repères chronologiques pour la sculpture La sculpture se libère de la statuaire classiqueLe travail de Rodin est reconnu comme fondateur d’un renouveau de la sculpture. Brancusi réalise ses premières pièces aux volumes épurés. La Muse endormie, 1910 Différents matériaux et objets sont introduits dans les sculptures Marcel Duchamp réalise ses premières sculptures à partir d’objets manufacturés qu’il présente sans les retoucher : les ready-made.Fontaine, 1917/1964 Les Surréalistes poursuivent le travail de Duchamp mais en collectant des objets trouvés au fort potentiel émotionnel. En réaction à la guerre, Giacometti commence à réaliser ses sculptures filiformes. Les artistes Néo-Dada américains (comme par exemple Robert Rauschenberg) et les Nouveaux Réalistes en France, prenant acte des bouleversements socio-économiques des années 50, réalisent des œuvres avec objets de rebus. Arman, Chopin's Waterloo, 1962 Jean Tinguely, Baluba, 1961-1962 Donald Judd, Untitled (Stack), 1967 Kosuth, One and Three Chairs, 1965 Jeff Koons à Versailles

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The site spans a wide variety of topics in many-in-depth studies and online tour of particular artists, media and movements from exhibits housed in the National Gallery of Art. by nda_librarian Apr 28

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